People

Principal Investigator

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Kit Parker, Ph.D.
Tarr Family Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics
Wyss Institute for Biologically-Inspired Engineering
Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
29 Oxford St., Pierce Hall 321, Cambridge, MA 02138

Visiting Faculty

General Michael D. Phillips, Ph.D.
T: 617-496-0034
29 Oxford St., Room 107B, Cambridge, MA 02138

Kwanwoo Shin, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Chemistry
Director, Institute of Biological Interfaces
Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

Faculty Assistant

Michelle

Michelle Costa
T: 617-496-2795
29 Oxford St., Room 328A, Cambridge, MA 02138

Staff Scientists

Patrick

Patrick Campbell
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 405, Cambridge, MA 02138

Angie Greer
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

John Ferrier
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Michael Rosnach
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Alexander Cho
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Postdoctoral Fellows & Research Associates

Alanna Gannon
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Luke MacQueen
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Sung Jin Park
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Francesco Pasqualini
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

Benjamin Pope
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Lisa Scudder
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

John Zimmerman
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Keel Yong Lee
T: 617-496-1697
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Luca Cera
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

Qihan Liu
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224 Cambridge, MA 02138

Johan Ulrik Lind
Cambridge, MA 02138

Herdeline Ardoña
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Graduate Students

Seungkuk Ahn
60 Oxford St., Room 332, Cambridge, MA 02138

Christophe Chantre
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Aaron Glieberman
T: 617-495-3130
60 Oxford St., Room 331, Cambridge, MA 02138

Grant Gonzalez
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Blakely Bussie O’Connor
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

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George Touloumes
T: 617-495-4870
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sean L. Kim
T: 617-496-3034
58 Oxford St., Room 224, Cambridge, MA 02138

Silvia Pisani
58 Oxford St., Room 406, Cambridge, MA 02138

Undergraduate Students

Karaghen Hudson
T: 617-496-0448
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Sayo Eweje
60 Oxford St., Room 323, Cambridge, MA 02138

Charles Alver
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Madeleine Dahl
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Gabriela Berner
60 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Michael Peters
58 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138
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What's New

DBG Nanofibers Merge with Art by Carla Ciuffo August 23rd, 2017

The Disease Biophysics Group would like to congratulate and thank Tennessee based artist Carla Ciuffo in her efforts to integrate our nanofibers into her art exhibit “Cosmic Garden” at Tinney Contemporary, opening this Saturday.

“Tundra,” 2017, polished acrylic with floating museum back frame, 48×48 on display at Tinney Contemporary. (Photo: Photo courtesy of the gallery)

Thank you to our Summer Students! August 16th, 2017

Thank you to all the undergraduate students who spent time working in the lab over the summer. We wish you all the best this school year!

 

Jenny Wang, United States Military Academy at West Point
Daniel Gray, United States Military Academy at West Point
Nikita Pereverzin, United States Military Academy at West Point
Kathryn Dula, United States Military Academy at West Point
Daniel Drennan, Nicholls State University
Michael Ferris, James Madison University
Karla Rivera, Barry University
John Doyle, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Madeleine Dahl, Salem State University
Nikita Budnik, McGill University
Karaghen Hudson, Harvard University
Sayo Eweje, Harvard University
Michael Peters, Harvard University
Gabriela Berner, Harvard University

Welcome Dr. Ardoña! August 15th, 2017

The DBG would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Herdeline Ardoña. Herdeline recently completed her Ph.D. in Chemistry at Johns Hopkins University,  where she was a part of Prof. Tovar’s lab.  Welcome, Herdeline!

Welcome Dr. Liu! June 23rd, 2017

The DBG would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Qihan Liu. Qihan completed his Ph.D. in Prof. Zhigang Suo’s lab here at Harvard University, where he focused on the mechanics and physics of soft materials.  Welcome, Qihan!

Farewell Jack! June 16th, 2017

The DBG would like to wish Jack Zhou all the best as he leaves us for his next adventure – Medical School. Congratulations Jack!